Pierre LaBossiere

PREP BASKETBALL: Forks boys lose second-round playoff game

Forks didn’t let a 230-mile-long road trip deter them from playing King’s Way Christian tough in three out of four quarters, but… Continue reading

SWIM: Five Peninsula divers off to state meet; Sequim joins PA boys at state

SWIM: Five Peninsula divers off to state meet; Sequim joins PA boys at state

SWIM, DIVE: Five Peninsula divers make state

SWIM: Five Peninsula divers off to state meet; Sequim joins PA boys at state

SPORTS BRIEFS: Registration open for Tour de Dungeness; Port Angeles hosting hoops playoffs

More than 400 racers are expected to compete as cycling returns to the Olympic Peninsula with the 20th annual Tour de Dungeness race… Continue reading

WRESTLING: Forks wins regionals, will send a total of 14 to state

WRESTLING: Forks wins regionals, will send a total of 14 to state

The Forks boys won four weight classes en route to a Region I Class 1A Wrestling Tournament championship and will send 13 boys… Continue reading

WRESTLING: Forks wins regionals, will send a total of 14 to state
PREP HOOPS: Port Townsend rally falls short; Port Angeles girls win again

PREP HOOPS: Port Townsend rally falls short; Port Angeles girls win again

The Port Townsend girls got off to a terrible start and with nothing to lose in the second half, put on a… Continue reading

PREP HOOPS: Port Townsend rally falls short; Port Angeles girls win again

PREP ROUNDUP: PA, Sequim send 14 grapplers to Mat Classic; PA swimmers off to state

Port Angeles and Sequim combined to send 12 boys and two girls to the 2A state wrestling championships at the Mat Classic in… Continue reading

The Port Angeles gymnastics team won the 2A/3A West Central District Championship on Saturday. Team members are back row, from left, Lum Fu, Kenzee Richardson, Halle Coventon, Aiesha LaTourette, Nikaila Price, Elizabeth Sweet of Sequim and Cassandra Middlestead. From left, back row, are Cassidy Tamburro, Laura Rooney, Karlie Gochnour, Sydney Miner, Maya Wharton and Lesae Pfeffer of Sequim.

GYMNASTICS: Port Angeles wins district championship, will compete as team at state meet

The Port Angeles gymnastics team won the 2A/3A West Central District 3 Championship on Saturday, qualifying the entire team to compete at the… Continue reading

The Port Angeles gymnastics team won the 2A/3A West Central District Championship on Saturday. Team members are back row, from left, Lum Fu, Kenzee Richardson, Halle Coventon, Aiesha LaTourette, Nikaila Price, Elizabeth Sweet of Sequim and Cassandra Middlestead. From left, back row, are Cassidy Tamburro, Laura Rooney, Karlie Gochnour, Sydney Miner, Maya Wharton and Lesae Pfeffer of Sequim.
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: McKnight paves way for Pirates in blowout win

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: McKnight paves way for Pirates in blowout win

Playing in their coach’s old high school gym, the Peninsula College women’s basketball got off to a scorching 29-6 start, stumbled slightly… Continue reading

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: McKnight paves way for Pirates in blowout win

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Forks falls in pigtail playoff

The Forks girls basketball season ended with a 43-27 loss to Tenino in a pigtail play-in game for the No. 4 playoff seed… Continue reading

PREP PLAYOFFS: Quilcene postponed again to Wednesday; Neah Bay, Clallam Bay to play playoff games in Port Angeles

The Quilcene basketball girls’ Sea-Tac 1B League playoff game originally set to be played Monday night has been rescheduled a second time due… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS: Franklin student wins marathon medal design contest

AREA SPORTS: Franklin student wins marathon medal design contest

Twelve-year-old Lilly Sanders, a Franklin Elementary School student, is the grand prize winner of the North Olympic Discovery Marathon’s Kids Medal Design… Continue reading

AREA SPORTS: Franklin student wins marathon medal design contest
SPORTS SHOT: Port Angeles Threat champs in Montesano

SPORTS SHOT: Port Angeles Threat champs in Montesano

The Port Angeles Threat fifth- and sixth-grade team went 5-1 at the Larry Quinn Memorial Tournament in Montesano last weekend, cpturing their first tournament championship.… Continue reading

SPORTS SHOT: Port Angeles Threat champs in Montesano
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Maya Wharton, Port Angeles Gymnastics

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Maya Wharton, Port Angeles Gymnastics

Senior Maya Wharton played a big part in helping to lead her Port Angeles teammates to a sub-district gymnastics title Thursday. Wharton was second overall… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Maya Wharton, Port Angeles Gymnastics
PREP PLAYOFFS: Quilcene game postponed; other Peninsula teams begin postseason games

PREP PLAYOFFS: Quilcene game postponed; other Peninsula teams begin postseason games

[Editor’s note: This story was updated on Tuesday morning. The Quilcene game that was scheduled for Tuesday night was postponed again because Puget Sound Adventist… Continue reading

PREP PLAYOFFS: Quilcene game postponed; other Peninsula teams begin postseason games
WRESTLING: Port Angeles second, Sequim third at Olympic sub-regionals

WRESTLING: Port Angeles second, Sequim third at Olympic sub-regionals

Port Angeles came in second and Sequim third at the Olympic League 2A Sub-Regional held at North Mason High School. Olympic won this… Continue reading

WRESTLING: Port Angeles second, Sequim third at Olympic sub-regionals

WRESTLING: Forks boys win sub-regionals again

For the fourth year in a row, Forks has won the boys’ WIAA 1A District 4 Sub-Regional Wrestling Tournament, winning four weight classes… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL: Sequim girls win three-way playoff to advance to District

Down by eight points in the second half of a shortened do-or-die game, the Sequim girls came on strong, outscoring Bremerton 19-6… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Forks throttles Tenino, earns second seed to playoffs

PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Forks throttles Tenino, earns second seed to playoffs

Forks grabbed the No. 2 seed in the Evergreen 1A League with a 68-26 win over Tenino. The Spartans (6-2, 14-6) ended the… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Forks throttles Tenino, earns second seed to playoffs
Port Angeles’ Sydney Miner competes in the vault at the Sub-districts held Thursday in Auburn. The Roughriders won the meet and will send their entire team to Districts.

GYMNASTICS: Port Angeles gymnasts win sub-districts

Port Angeles took first place in the Olympic-Pierce County League-South Sound Conference 2A/3A Subdistricts meet. The Roughriders, along with Sequim gymnasts, competed against… Continue reading

Port Angeles’ Sydney Miner competes in the vault at the Sub-districts held Thursday in Auburn. The Roughriders won the meet and will send their entire team to Districts.
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Peninsula regains passion, rallies to win

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Peninsula regains passion, rallies to win

The Peninsula women came out flat in the first half against Whatcom, but after a talking to at halftime about playing with… Continue reading

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Peninsula regains passion, rallies to win